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Bloor Street Revitalization Works Progresses

Bloor Street Revitalization in Toronto by Bloor-Yorkville BIA and aA
August 2, 2010 10:18 am | by Craig White | Comments
Work continues on the makeover of Bloor Street through the Bloor-Yorkville shopping area. Drab concrete sidewalks and a wide street are giving way to widened black granite sidewalks and planters ... read more

A Dark Double Vision At X The Condominium

X Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance
July 30, 2010 4:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Canadian artist Shayne Dark's Double Vision has arrived to add more dash to Toronto's tall, dark and handsome X The Condominium. The Great Gulf-built property now features Dark's 25 kinked red ... read more

Sierra's 68 Main Street: Everything Old Is New In Markham

68 Main Street in Markham by Sierra Group and Flanagan Beresford & Patteson
July 30, 2010 4:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
While some UrbanToronto types may not find the idea nor the town of Markham very urban or charming, with the evolving nature of Toronto and its suburbs there is always opportunity for change, and ... read more

Emerald City First Phase Replacement Rental Buildings Close To Completion

Emerald City in Toronto by El-Ad Group
July 29, 2010 3:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of the largest multi-year residential projects in all of Toronto is Emerald City, by internatioal developer the El-Ad Group. The site on the south side of Sheppard Avenue and east of Don Mills ... read more

Trump International Hotel And Tower Toronto As Seen From First Canadian Place

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 28, 2010 1:47 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Talon International developed Trump International Hotel And Tower Toronto as taken from the 68th floor of First Canadian Place. The Zeidler Partnership Architects designed building is ... read more

A Club With A View at CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Chaz Yorkville in Toronto by Edenshaw and Charles LTD., Page + Steele Architects
July 28, 2010 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto’s Yonge & Bloor neighbourhood continues to evolve with the addition of CHAZ Yorkville Condos. To be located at 45 Charles Street East next to the recently completed Casa ... read more

Breaking News: Southcore Financial Centre And New Delta Hotel Going Ahead On Bremner

Southcore Financial Centre by bcIMC and KPMB Architects with Steele + Page/IBI
July 28, 2010 1:07 pm | by Craig White | Comments
TORONTO, July 28 /CNW/ - British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) announced today its newest development project, Southcore Financial Centre (SFC), a major, mixed-use complex to ... read more

Corus Quay Has Its Slide… and Birds

Corus Quay in Toronto East Bayfront by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
July 27, 2010 4:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This report comes from a Corus employee at their new Diamond Schmitt-designed headquarters, namely Corus Quay, on Dockside Drive in Toronto's East Bayfront brownfield redevelopment area: "There ... read more

Now Open: The Thompson Hotel at 550 Wellington West

Thompson Hotel at 550 Wellington West condos Toronto by Freed Developments
July 27, 2010 1:41 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Thompson Hotel is open at Freed's new 550 Wellington West condominium complex. The chic 102-guestroom hotel shares some amenities with the 336 condo units in the modernist ... read more

Monarch's Nautilus now Three Storeys over the Etobicoke Waterfront

Nautilus Condos Toronto by the Monarch Group with design by Graziani + Corazza
July 27, 2010 1:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Construction has brought Nautilus, the latest Monarch project at their Waterview site on the Etobicoke Waterfront, to three storeys above ground. Eventually the 39-storey tower designed by ... read more

Sheridan College's new Mississauga City Centre Campus Coming Together

Sheridan College in Mississauga by Rounthwaite Dick and Hadley Architects
July 27, 2010 12:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed has been shooting pictures of Sheridan College's new Mississauga City Centre campus since shortly after the shovel went in the ground a scant two months ago:  read more

Cleaning the Finish on Freed Developments' Seventy5 Portland Street

Seventy5 Portland Street condos Toronto by Freed Developments
July 26, 2010 3:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Seventy5 Portland Street, the Freed Developments project designed by Philippe Starck's architectural practice 'Yoo' in association with Core Architects, has been undergoing a paint job for three ... read more

Empire Communities' Beyond the Sea Condos Celebrate Topping Off Ceremony

Beyond the Sea Condominiums Toronto by Empire Communities
July 26, 2010 2:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Empire Communities has topped off the North Tower, their 26-storey first phase, at Beyond The Sea, a condominium complex on Lake Shore Boulevard west of Park Lawn Road in the Etobicoke Waterfront ... read more

Quick Pic: Great Gulf's X The Condominium Lobby Coming Together

X Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf and architectsAlliance
July 26, 2010 1:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
X The Condominium by Great Gulf Homes is one of our most anticipated projects. We love the outside and can't wait to see the lobby. We weren't able to tour the project so we'll have to make do for ... read more

Tridel's 300 Front Street West Construction Underway

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
July 26, 2010 12:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has added a live camera to their website for their 300 Front Street West project in downtown Toronto as construction is now underway.   read more

First Phases of Tridel's Avonshire Condos Add to North York's Skyline

Avonshire is being developed by Tridel with Kirkor Architects
July 23, 2010 3:53 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has been building residential towers and townhomes by the 401 and Yonge Street for over a decade. Now the first buildings of Tridel's latest North York Centre project, Avonshire, ... read more

Cube Lofts by Neilas and Raw Design On The Rise

Cube Lofts in Toronto's Little Itay by Neilas and RAW Design
July 23, 2010 3:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Nearly three years ago a sales office opened for Cube Lofts on College Street on Toronto's Little Italy. Originally the site of a project called N-Blox, developer Neilas had ... read more

Inside Corus Quay, The New Headquarters For... Corus Entertainment

Corus Headquarters is designed by Diamond+Schmitt
July 23, 2010 6:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
A few shots of the inside of Corus Entertainment's new headquarters at Corus Quay. The new 7 storey Diamond + Schmitt designed building was recently occupied by the media ... read more

Trump Toronto Cladding Up Close

Trump Tower Hotel and Residences Toronto designed by Zeidler Architects.
July 22, 2010 11:12 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Solaris went halfway up the Bay Adelaide Centre and got these up-close shots of cladding work on the Trump Tower Toronto. These shots, and more in the original post (see link ... read more

Tribute Communities and RioCan's 1717 Fits In On Avenue Road

1717 Avenue Road. 6 storey apartment by RioCan/Tribute with Turner Fleischer.
July 22, 2010 10:57 am | by Craig White | Comments
1717 Avenue Road is the kind of building the City wants to see lining many of our avenues. With setbacks on both the arterial and neighbourhood sides, 1717's 6-storey height does not ... read more